Sentence Examples


  • Burgess stepped back, holding up his hand in a halting motion.
  • The diet of Cologne discussed the question of reform in a halting fashion, but afforded the king supplies for an expedition into Hungary, to aid his ally Ladislaus, and to uphold his own influence in the East.
  • Halting just short of this analysis, the Assyrian ascribed syllabic values to the characters of his script, and hence, instead of finding twenty odd characters sufficient, he required about five hundred.
  • The Deans met Maria's betrothed, Emilio, who spoke halting English and was as polite as his fiancée.
  • The two German women sharing her room ceased talking when she entered and looked her over before one said in halting English, "You're American."
 

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